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Summer sores are caused by Habronema larvae. |

Summer sores are a seasonal skin condition in horses caused by a skin infection by Habronema larvae. Summer sores often present as one or more open, draining wounds and are mostly seen on the horse’s legs and face. Veterinary intervention is an important part of treating this condition; however, horse owners should have a thorough understanding of the best ways to prevent summer sores and how to spot summer sores in the early stages.   

To help horse owners better understand summer sores, Phovia Equine has partnered with for Summer Sores Awareness Week, starting April 15, 2024.  

Look for summer sores content all week on, our Facebook page, and in our e-newsletters.  


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